Summary description

2017 to 2021 initiatives

Community Driven Economic Development Plan
Obtain and implement community-based economic development plan to guide the Manhattan area and maximize the impact of future economic growth opportunities.

Business Health
Support the growth of existing primary employers in the Manhattan area.

Workforce Solutions
Support the development of short-term and long-term solutions to meet the workforce needs of area employers.

Advocacy and Outreach
Support businesses in the Manhattan area through continued advocacy, communications and outreach for local, state and national issues.

Regionalism / Partnerships
Enhance involvement with economic development partnerships to facilitate business and community growth.

Business Recruitment and Entrepreneurship
Diversify the regional economy through targeted business recruitment and an entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem as a preferred site for business.